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One Big Family

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Embracing Digital

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TeamWork & Office Culture

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Cross-Platform Data

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About Us

OBF (One Big Family) is a unique app that caters to the needs of Senior Citizens, by providing them access to a variety of services and tools which can either be used by them directly, or accessed by their family members on their behalf, thus making technology more accessible for them. We aim to make “going online” simple and seamless for the elderly and allow their family members to pitch in and help them with these transactions.

The OBF (One Big Family) app provides services under various verticals such as Payments, Health Care, Home Services, Cabs, Concierge Services, Gift a surprise, Matrimony, Employment, Shopping and Adopt a grandparent, Elderly specific events, etc.

SATISH CHANDRAN

FOUNDER

Director to the middle-east based Aries Group of Companies since 2014, Satish was previously based out of Singapore as the Regional Director-Asia Pacific, with the well known “Daily Mail & General Trust PLC”, over seeing their energy portfolio. With an MBA from Christ college Bangalore, Satish is passionate towards the elderly wellbeing. As the conceptualiser to OBF, the germination of the idea took place while he was employed outside India and his family needed someone to assist them in their daily needs, ranging from bill payments to getting them groceries. The need to know they are secured by a possibility to track them and assist them in all ways under one platform, sparked the concept of OBF.

SARANYA SATISH

CO-FOUNDER

Saranya Satish has been active in ideating segments of novelty, benefitting senescence and has contributed to OBF’s continuous improvement initiatives. Saranya received her MBA from the University of Wales in Newport and holds her Bachelors in Business Administration from Dubai. As a mother of two and one who deeply believes in the beauty of family relationships, Saranya ardently involves in overseeing and bestowing creativity to the application, passionately supporting the elderly welfare through prioritizing the importance of kinship

DR. RUCHI DANA

COO & CO-FOUNDER

Medical Practitioner transitioned to a successful Entrepreneur & Business Leader. Holds MBBS degree and an MBA from Stanford University, established DANA steel evaluated as 18 million $ raised 500 million $ over all. Ruchi was recognized by Forbes ME next gen leader 2018.

JACOB VARGIS

DIRECTOR- APAC

Jacob Vargis is an Entrepreneur, Business strategist and an ardent Technologist with over 25 years of experience working for multinational corporations in the USA and in South East Asia. He Designed, Developed and Managed Business strategies for Digital Transformation across a variety of market verticals.

NATUBHAI PATEL

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

He believes that love can come to anyone, regardless of age, and senior citizens should get married, despite social taboos, if they want. This is how he is helping people above the age of 50 find companions. He runs a unique marriage bureau called Vina Mulya Amulya Sewa (VMAS) for senior citizens & is responsible for bringing together many men and women who are living as happy couples today. Natubhai is our special adviser on Matrimony category

KARAN DOBHAL

GENERAL MANAGER

Armed with 18 years of Sales & Execution background at American Express , Askme.com & HT Media to name a few. Karan Heads the Project OBF for Sales , Marketing , Alliances & Operations.

Senior Advisory Consultants

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Dr P Vyasamoorthy

PhD in Library Science, essentially a librarian turned IT consultant.

Pre-retirement: Established and maintained many academic, research and industrial libraries. Worked for Satyam Computers & ICICI Knowledge Park also.

Post Retirement:

Specializes in pushing information to senior citizens community.

Maintains many blogs, runs several discussion forums, maintains websites etc. Flagship service: Google Group society4servingseniors — 150 members 19 years old.

Presently associated with All India Senior Citizens Confederation, Senior Citizens Forum, Association of Senior Citizens, Aasara, Telangana United Federation of Senior Citizens Associations, Indian Society of U3As, LOLA etc

He has multiple interests making him: gerontologist, blogger, website developer, moderator, IT consultant, homeopath, writer, speaker, teacher, social activist, author, lifelong learner — all rolled into one.

He has received: AP State Award, KLN Award, Karmaveer Puraskar Award, HelpAge Award, Prof Visweswaraiah Memorial Award etc.

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K Jagannath Swamy

Worked in the pharmaceutical industry as head of the production units for about 35 years in a total service of 40 years.
After retirement, entered into social service, served as first president of the Senior Citizens’ Association, Jawahar Nagar, Moula Ali, Hyd., for a full term of 4 years. Introduced games, like, carroms, TT, shuttle badminton and chess in the sr. cit. assn. and motivated the members including women to play games Simultaneously, started working
with Dr. Rao VBJ Chelikani, the founder Chairman of UFERWAS (United Federation of Resident Welfare Associations) and CoRWA (Confederation of RWAs), the latter being a national body.

Involving in Swachh Bharat, plantation, making the residents aware of water harvesting pits, water preservation, discouraging use of carry bags and other plastic items, single use disposable items, etc.

Playing games, photography and drawing are hobbies.

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P Suresh

One Big Family

Provides dedicated service with human touch by understanding you and your needs. Truly befitting the universal concept of vasudeva kutumbam. Service they provide is convenient and compassionate

As an astute strategist he is skilled in planning, understand the core strategy process connecting the challenges and opportunities with commercial outcomes in advertising process.

Worked on specific strategy roles using the skills acquired over a period of time “TRAINING THE MIND” by analyzing the inputs and data and identifying by exploring the best possible options for action and putting​ in place a plan for action including brand launch,​ brand penetration etc..

Almost over 35 years in advertising with economics as back ground and specialization on psychographic. A shrewd account planner in advertising giving the brand a unique direction across all communication platforms. Track record includes working on brands of various sectors in reputed advertising agencies

Tech Advisory Consultant

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Suresh Kumar Neti

Experience:

Over 28 years in the Software Industry. Worked in Sierra Atlantic, Wipro Ltd., Tata Unisys Ltd. and Essar Information Technology Ltd. Founded and currently working in NetiSoft Consultants Pvt. Ltd., a startup focusing on product development